Hidden truths laid bare in the details of realism

Jan 31, 2013

Hidden truths laid bare in the details of realism

by C.B. Liddell

With a population of around 35 million, Greater Tokyo is the ultimate “modernist” conurbation; a vast megacity, where something as old-fashioned as realist art might seem out-of-date and out-of-place. Maybe so, but on the metropolis’ western and eastern extremities stand two museums that, each ...